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Christmas comes early for 280 'Yolanda' affected families in Tacloban

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:50 Written by
MANILA, Nov. 29 - Two hundred eighty families received an early Christmas gift yesterday as Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino led the completion of all Yolanda resettlement sites so that typhoon victims could be transferred before Christmas.

Economy grows 7.1% in 3rd quarter, fastest in Asia

Friday, 18 November 2016 12:26 Written by
  The economy grew by 7.1 percent in the third quarter of the year, the fastest since the second quarter of 2013 at 7.6 percent – driven largely by the strong performance of manufacturing, trade and real estate, the Philippine…

Senate starts plenary debates on P3-T 2017 budget

Monday, 14 November 2016 15:51 Written by
  The Senate will start deliberating in plenary today the proposed P3.35-trillion national budget for 2017 that lawmakers said contains provisions on climate change adaption, fighting illegal drugs, promoting peace, and social protection for the poor.

President Duterte signs EO for the creation of expanded Bangsamoro Transition Commission

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 11:06 Written by
  MANILA, Nov. 8 — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed on Monday, November 7, an executive order establishing an expanded Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), the body tasked to draft an enabling law that will serve as the legal foundation of…


Saturday, 05 November 2016 09:05 Written by
  WASHINGTON, D.C.- At the November 3 swearing-in ceremony of Ambassador Sung Kim, Secretary John Kerry reiterated the U.S. commitment to the Philippines, stating "the United States continues to place a high value on the close ties that exist between…

Duterte’s main political party breaking apart?

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:21 Written by
  MANILA, Philippines – Clashes in ideology threaten to split the ruling administration Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) that supported then Davao City mayor and now President Duterte in the last elections, sources disclosed yesterday.

CDP holds 12th National Council Meeting

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 12:33 Written by
  The Centrist Democratic Party of the Philippines (CDP) - Ang Partido ng Tunay na Demokrasya will conduct its 12th National Council Meeting on 25 November 2016 in Makati City and 7th National Congress on 26 November 2016 in Silang,…

Towards a Social Market Economy Framework for the Future Federal Republic of the Philippines: A National Conference and Workshop

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 14:41 Written by
  A national conference of Social Market Economy as a guiding framework for the future Federal Republic of the Philippines had gathered individuals and experts to discuss the ideologies and the possible application of its principles in the Philippine setting.Organized…
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